Black Hole is a graphic novel written by Charles Burn. I recently read it (literally within hours) and I loved it. Here’s a brief synopsis/setup: Set in the suburbs of Seattle during the mid-1970s, the comics follow a group of mostly middle class teenagers who, over the summer, contract a mysterious sexually transmitted disease known […]Read more "Black Hole"
So Wytches (from Image Comics, obvs, they have all the awesome comics these days) is my favourite new comic book this month. It’s so good! And creepy! Already I’m hooked. Who or what are the Wytches? What do they want with Sailor? What was with that crazy deer in the living room?? WHO WOULD YOU […]Read more "Wytches #1"
I just finished reading Not That Kind Of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”, by Lena Dunham. OH MAN THIS BOOK. I’m super conflicted, so this is going to be a confusing review. Let’s start with the good: First of all, I’m a fan of Lena Dunham. I freaking love Girls, it […]Read more "Not That Kind Of Girl"
Ok, fine, it was yesterday, so I’ve missed the boat a little bit. STILL, I’m going to take the opportunity to tell you about a few of my favourite current comics. The thing is, if you know nothing about comics, you may think they’ll all about superheroes and fighting bad guys (which, I guess, they […]Read more "Happy International Comic Book Day!"
I’ve just finished reading The Angel Maker (De engelenmaker) by Stefan Brijs. This book was originally written in Dutch and had been translated to English by Hester Velmans. I came across it because it was in a box outside on the street, and thus, I picked it up for free. Here are some stats taken from the […]Read more "The Angel Maker"